What does salvation mean?

Definitions for salvation
sælˈveɪ ʃənsal·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. redemption, salvation(noun)

    (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

  2. salvation(noun)

    a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness

    "tourism was their economic salvation"; "they turned to individualism as their salvation"

  3. salvation(noun)

    the state of being saved or preserved from harm

  4. salvation(noun)

    saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation

    "the salvation of his party was the president's major concern"

Wiktionary

  1. salvation(Noun)

    the process of being saved, the state of having been saved (from hell)

  2. salvation(Noun)

    The process of being restored or made new for the purpose of becoming saved; the process of being rid of the old poor quality conditions and becoming improved.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salvation(noun)

    the act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity

    Etymology: [OE. salvacioun, sauvacion, F. salvation, fr. L. salvatio, fr. salvare to save. See Save.]

  2. Salvation(noun)

    the redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him of everlasting happiness

    Etymology: [OE. salvacioun, sauvacion, F. salvation, fr. L. salvatio, fr. salvare to save. See Save.]

  3. Salvation(noun)

    saving power; that which saves

    Etymology: [OE. salvacioun, sauvacion, F. salvation, fr. L. salvatio, fr. salvare to save. See Save.]

Freebase

  1. Salvation

    Salvation is being saved or protected from harm or being saved or delivered from some dire situation. In religion, salvation is stated as the saving of the soul from sin and its consequences. The academic study of salvation is called soteriology. It concerns itself with the comparative study of how different religious traditions conceive salvation and how they believe it is obtained. "Salvation" distinguishes a notion common to men and women of a wide range of cultural traditions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Salvation

    sal-vā′shun, n. act of saving: means of preservation from any serious evil: (theol.) the saving of man from the power and penalty of sin, the conferring of eternal happiness: (B.) deliverance from enemies.—v.t. to heal, to cure: to remedy: to redeem: to gloss over.—ns. Salvā′tionism; Salvā′tionist.—Salvation Army, an organisation for the revival of evangelical religion amongst the masses, founded by William Booth about 1865, reorganised on the model of a military force in 1878; Salvation Sally, a girl belonging to the Salvation Army.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. salvation

    Redemption from a belief in miracles.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'salvation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4617

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'salvation' in Nouns Frequency: #2807

How to pronounce salvation?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say salvation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salvation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salvation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of salvation in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There is no soul; there is only consciousness, the highest thing man ever has! Losing the conscious means to die! Death is not a door; when our conscious is gone, all is gone! Only the existence has the doors! Only the life presents you doors! You can save yourself only when you are alive, not after because there is no after! The first step for salvation is to know this simple truth!

  2. Mario Silva:

    I saw Guaido as a salvation for the country, but he, like Chavez, disappointed me.

  3. Michelangelo:

    I have never felt salvation in nature. I love cities above all.

  4. Saint Thomas Aquinas:

    Three things are necessary for the salvation of man to know what he ought to believe to know what he ought to desire and to know what he ought to do.

  5. Buddha:

    Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.

Images & Illustrations of salvation

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